I mostly stopped following the news too.
One war crisis after another. What happened to North Korea? Syria?
Now Iran???? That is World War III right there... Hope this is all just posturing.
But there is always people that gain from war.
She insists she is fine and she might be okay. What does it matter if she looks 80 or 50.
It's really no big deal. A few wrinkles is the only difference. Life flashes by in an instant.
Some hit The Wall earlier than others.
The issue of reparations is complicated, given the time that has passed, and subsequent wave of immigrants to America that were not involved with slavery.
But I like the idea of giving every black person (descendant of slaves) a tuition-free college education, as part of reparations.
Hopefully within a few decades, these colleges, that once definitely served a purpose in the days of segregation, will no longer exist.
Sure, discrimination still exists in society, but institutions of higher learning are supposed to be ahead of the societal curve.
Don't quite get how that works. What happens if we tell the Chinese, "Sorry. We can't pay you".
If I owe you a million, I have a problem. If I owe you trillions, that can never be paid, you have a problem.